RiverHawks drop opening series on road

The Rockford RiverHawks dropped a doubleheader to the Windy City ThunderBolts Sunday in Crestwood, 9-8 and 6-4, losing their opening series of the season, two games to one.

The ‘Hawks were scheduled to open their home schedule Tuesday night, May 25, against the Springfield/Ozark Ducks at Marinelli Field. All games are broadcast live on WRHL-FM, 102.3–The Hub and at the team’s Web site.

The RiverHawks won their season opener Friday 4-0 behind Justin Dowdy and Rico Santana, but were rained out Saturday, prompting the Sunday evening doubleheader.

Rockford was 3-1 during its exhibition schedule, with all games against Windy City, two in Crestwood and two in Rockford.

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